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PEAKS & VALLEYS: Tarantula on the loose + Nashville + New Client Space

Ok, living in the national forest has it’s ups and downs. Just yesterday I was tiding up the house getting ready for a friend to come for a visit. As I was sweeping by our large livingView full post »

How We Spot The Hidden Gems

As I walk through the national forest which we now call home, my coffee in one hand a journal in the other, apart of me can’t believe how breathtakingly beautiful it all is. The beauty outView full post »

Wedding Photography – Scouting the Location + Undiscovered Beauty

We arrived to the venue early to be welcomed with victorian vaulted ceilings, a swanky 1020’s speakeasy in the center of the lobby and a forest backdrop draped with a canopy of trees drippingView full post »

Failure is beautiful… Say What?

I was 9 years old and couldn’t ride a bike without training wheels. I remember my Father spending endless summer days running behind me pushing my bike, he would let go and… crash I wouldView full post »

Reviewing My 2015 New Years Resolutions

Each year, about mid way threw, I like to sit on the porch, this year by our garden, with a cup of tea and review my new years resolutions to see how many I accomplished and where I need to workView full post »

Wonderfully Unexpected Moments

Over the years Brandon and I have become accustom to being prepared for wonderfully unexpected moments. We have captured the unexpected moment of  the bridesmaids running to the window, while theView full post »

5 Tips For Working Beautifully With Church Wedding Coordinators

As the morning dew begins to evaporate, the sun rays crest over the mountains and we sip on our steaming hot drinks, tea (for me) coffee (for Brandon), we marvel at the beauty of it all. Each dayView full post »

How To Photograph Wedding Details With Movement

I throughly enjoy days when I can sit on the couch, feet propped up on the coffee table, a cool refreshing iced soda with lemon on the end table and a breeze blowing in the windows while readingView full post »

Peaks & Valleys: Dryer Ball Fail + Signs of Fall

Three n’ a half months ago we packed our Outlander, hitched up the teardrop trailer, loaded the dogs in the back seat and readied our hearts for a new adventure in the North Georgia Mountains.View full post »

Setting Business Standards + Morals

We were leaving a coffee shop 6 years ago on a rainy summer day discussing our life together and starting a new business. We began to talk about why we always go to the same coffee shop, the sameView full post »

6 Years Of Marriage

Everyday for the last 6 years I have gotten to wake up each morning knowing that my best friend is by my side. And in each of those mornings things are fresh, new and alive. There has been morningsView full post »

Summer Camp + Unfolding Our New Adventure

This is officially the last week of summer camp here at Hidden Lake, very soon a cool breeze will begin to gently kiss our cheeks, the leaves will change from green to radiant shades of reds +View full post »

True Beauty… What it Means To Be a Daughter of God

This past weekend Brandon and I were blessed with the opportunity to capture the beauty of sixteen missionary women who we have journey with this entire summer. These women are truly daughters of GodView full post »

Our Biggest Weakness Can Be Our Greatest Strength

I am 5’3 and a half (I always through in that half;)… basically tiny. I sometimes think this is weakness as I can never see the band at a concert unless I’m in the first 3 rows,View full post »

POPPYCOCK! Its all POPPYCOCK!

POPPYCOCK!… is sometimes all that comes to mind as a sit back in my chair while crossing my arms and biting on my thumb nail. It hurts my heart and brings me great embarrassment to see how someView full post »

The Warmth + Grace Of Summer + Joslyn’s Lovely Spirit

I am so excited to be sharing Joslyn’s photography workshop shoot. Embracing the meaning of joy + excitement Joslyn is with us as a missionary photographer capturing God’s GloryView full post »

Emily’s Radiant Beauty + The Experience of Being In Front of the Lens

Emily radiates the beauty God has intended for this world as does every woman He has created. She is a missionary who is devoted to Glorifying God in Prayer, in the Sacraments, in community, inView full post »

THE NEW DIGS

This past week was spent with not only a camera in my hand but also sandpaper, a paint brush, a roller, and my mind racing with creative inspiration. We are so beyond lucky/blessed/fortunate to beView full post »

Mountain, Lake, Canoe… Oh My Dahlonega Georgia Engagement Session

Nestled in the mountains gracefully floating on a beautiful lake reflecting the grandeur of God’s creation while cuddled up in each others arms… be still my heart! Sarah + Ray’sView full post »

Rather Then Compare Your Photography Let Inspiration Guide You

I was recently asked by a fellow photog who is relatively new to this journey, “How do I stop comparing my photos to other photographers photos? Did you struggle with this when you wereView full post »

A Wedding That Glorifies God + A Swanky Soirée + Maintaining Mellow

Flowers, invitations, dresses, cakes, shoes, colors, etiquette, female hormones, jewelry… and the list goes on (aka wedding planning) it can be an unrelenting sea of chaos. However, it isView full post »

Lee Roessler… Man + Artist + Musician + Lover of Christ

Music… it inspires creativity, brings out emotions, tells a story and helps us come alive. On any given day an amazing song can enlighten my soul to dance and melts my cares away. For BrandonView full post »

Client Tip – Be A Team

Everyone loves to pitch in their ideas for planning your wedding. Well-intentioned, friends and family will undoubtedly lend advice, opinions, and even objections to your decisions. This may divideView full post »

How to Capture His Getting Ready Photos

On a wedding day Brandon always shoots the guys getting ready… it is so a guys world in “his dressing room”. There are two types of photos that Brandon captures on the weddingView full post »

Take The Chance

If there was one thing I could inspire others with it would be, Take The Chance. As the journey of life carries Brandon and I on new adventures, trials and challenges we leap and take chances. Do weView full post »

Life Is Sweet

We have made it to Dahlonega, GA our new home in the North Georgia Mountains. To say it is beautiful would be an understatement, it is beyond mesmerizingly spectacular. The views are breathtaking,View full post »

Tampa Bay Watch Wedding – Fallon + Brooks

Brooks + Fallon Soooooo for the past week I have been dying to share Fallon + Brooks’s Gorgeous Wedding. However, our office has been on a moving truck for a week along with our entire home asView full post »

Gorgeous + Elegant + Breathtaking Wedding on the Gulf… Hannah & Tyler

Hannah + Tyler It is written on our hearts + in our minds, sung from mountain tops, passed down in stories, captured in photos and shared with family… it is true LOVE.  When two people, twoView full post »

Tips For a Relaxing The Morning Of Your Wedding

The morning of your wedding is sure to be full of excitement, butterflies, joy and fun. All of your closest girlfriends will be with you along with your parents to help you get ready for yourView full post »

1 Year And Counting – Melissa + AJ

Melissa + AJ On April 26th 2014 the church doors swung opened to a vibrant bright light of sun gleaming in and out of the light she stepped. A vision of true beauty, tenderness and love. He gasped asView full post »

Tampa Garden Club Wedding – Sam + Mike

Sam + Mike “Words could ever tell, action couldn’t express the way I feel about you.With you my life is truly blessed.” Sam + Mike walked down the aisle this past Saturday to sayView full post »

St. Petersburg Love In The City – Andrea + Steven Engagement Shoot

Andrea + Steven Their love story started in the most popular place in the US, New York. Steven and Andrea met on a beautiful Sunday midmorning for a relaxing brunch, this was their very first date.View full post »

You Will Forever Be My Always – Maria + Kevin Dunedin FL Engagement

Maria + Kevin The evening was gorgeous last week as we met up with Maria + Kevin at the Dunedin Marina to capture their amazing love story. Upon starting the shoot Maria shared with me a framed quoteView full post »

Gorgeous Highland Manor Wedding in Apopka FL – Emily + Dalton

Emily + Dalton “As we grow old together sitting in our rocking chairs my hand in yours, there is one thing that will never change… I will always love you.”  Last Saturday Emily +View full post »

Streets of Gold in Safety Harbor – Tiffany + Thomas Engagement Shoot

Tiffany + Thomas When the sun floods the cobble stone streets of Safety Harbor and wraps the little town in gold the moment is priceless. Love is in the air! This is exactly what happened on TiffanyView full post »

Love + Wild Honey – Jaime & Brian’s Florida Home Wedding

Jaime + Brian “My love is a cluster of henna flowers among the vines of En-Gedi. How beautiful you are, my beloved, how beautiful you are! Your eyes are doves. How beautiful you are, my love,View full post »